Preface

Institute of Social Sciences

Institute of Social Sciences started education in 1993 with master programs in 10 departments, doctorate programs in 5 departments. Total number of graduate programs reached 35 departments and 69 disciplines in 2014-2015 academic year.

The aim of the Institute is to educate qualified work force who has developed analytical thinking, equipped contemporary accumulation of knowledge, which is need by public and private sector, thanks to its education conditions in accordance with the requirements of the age, dynamic academic staffs and graduate programs.

Apart from formal training in Thesis/Non-thesis Master and doctorate programs, there are also distance programs in Institute of Social Sciences. There are 10 non-thesis distance master program and 7 evening education non-thesis master programs within the scope of the Institute.